Strength & Speed

"If you want something you never had, you have to be willing to do something you have never done."


Evan Perperis

Athlete, Author, Trainer



Strength & Speed founder is a multi-sport athlete who is currently focused on Obstacle Course Racing (OCR). 

His major OCR highlights include:

-2nd Team at 2017 World's Toughest Mudder (WTM)

-8th individual with 90 miles at 2016 WTM

-Ranked 9th in the world in 2015 on the OCR World Championships points leader board 

-Completing the 7 day, 161 mile OCR America event

-1st or 2nd place finish at every 24 hour OCR in the USA in 2017

-Top ten finish at every 24 hour OCR in the world from NOV16-NOV17


Current Sponsors:

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Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team

Hammer Nutrition Sponsored Athlete

Sinergy Sports Sponsored Athlete

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Obstacle Course Racing

2017 Race Results:

1st Dirt Runner's Midwest Mayhem Black Ops 24 hr OCR
*1st Shale Hell 24 hr (*Shadow Run done on a different day) 
1st Warrior Dash Tennessee
2nd World's Toughest Mudder (2+ team): Team Merrell- CBS Televised
2nd Terrain Relay 24 hr: Team Strength & Speed
2nd Conquer The Gauntlet Atlanta
2nd Tougher Mudder Wisconsin
3rd Conquer The Gauntlet Little Rock
3rd Conquer The Gauntlet Central Texas
3rd The Battlegrounds- Fall
4th Tougher Mudder Kentucky 
6th Conquer The Gauntlet- WIchita
7th Toughest Mudder Northeast- Philadelphia- CBS Televised
7th Toughest Mudder Midwest- Chicago- CBS Televised
7th Conquer The Gauntlet- Des Moines
8th Hannibal Race- Le Plateau de Bakich- LBCI Televised
10th Toughest Mudder South- Atlanta- CBS Televised
10th True Grit Enduro 24

10th Savage Race Georgia Spring

Championships: -2nd 2+ Team World's Toughest Mudder with 80 miles (Team Merrell)

-10th Pro Coed Team- OCRWC Team Relay

-16th Pro Male at USOCRC 

-89th Pro Male at OCRWC

Other: -Ranked 6th overall on Toughest Mudder mileage competition (total of three highest mileage counts for the year)

-Finished 1st or 2nd at every 24 hour OCR in the USA (4 races) in 2017

-Finished in the top 10 in every 24 hour OCR in the world (6 races) spanning from NOV 2016 through NOV 2017

2016 Race Results:

1st CTG-XTC Mega OCR

1st BattleFrog BFX Kansas City

1st BattleFrog BFX Chicago

1st Hannibal Race Awkar, Lebanon

2nd Conquer The Gauntlet Dallas

2nd BattleFrog BFX Nashville

3rd BattleFrog BFX Charlotte

3rd Conquer The Gauntlet Little Rock

3rd Conquer The Gauntlet Louisville 

4th Conquer The Gauntlet Kansas City

4th Hardcore Mudd Run

6th Warrior Dash Wisconsin

World Championships: 8th World's Toughest Mudder (90 Miles)- CBS Sports Televised

     73rd Pro Men OCR World Championship

     35th OCRWC Pro Men's Team: Strength & Speed-Ultra

Other:  -OCR America:  Charity fundraiser event for Folds of Honor, running OCRs at 7 different venues for 7 days in a row, totaling 161 miles (average 23 miles a day), 1,000+ obstacles and 31,000+ feet of elevation gain (a record for the most OCR miles in one week)

-Three BattleFrog Xtreme podium finishes in one month (2nd Nashville, 3rd Charlotte and 1st Kansas City)

-First athlete to win 3 BattleFrog Xtreme Races (a record for most BFX wins total, now tied with two other athletes)

2015 Race Results:

1st BattleFrog BFX Cincinnati

1st in Mud Run Guide's Summer Splash

2nd 24 hours of Shale Hell

2nd Fugitive Run (summer)

2nd Warrior Dash IL

3rd Conquer the Gauntlet Wichita 

3rd The Battlegrounds (spring)

3rd Rugged Maniac IN

3rd Team in Atlas Race KC

5th Hannibal Race Le Plateau de Bakish, Lebanon- LBCI Televised

6th Atlas Race KC

39th Spartan Race Super Palmerton- NBC Sports Televised

OCR Warrior competitor

11x Tough Mudder (laps at normal events)

World Championships: 22nd at World's Toughest Mudder

Other: Four podium finishes in three weeks (2nd Fugitive Run Summer, 1st Mud Run Guide's Summer Splash, 3rd Conquer The Gauntlet Wichita and 2nd 24 hours of Shale Hell) 

2014 Race Results:

5th Warrior Dash Missouri

World Championships:  13th (7th American) World's Toughest Mudder

     52nd at Obstacle Course Racing World Championship (Elite)    

     59th at Warrior Dash World Championships

2013 Race Results:

1st in Competitive Wave Warrior Dash KY